Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Department of Counselor Education at The University of Montana

The Department of Counselor Education at The University of Montana is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor to begin mid August 2014. The position is responsible for teaching, research, and service to support the CACREP-approved masters programs in School and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The Department also has a doctoral program in Counselor Education and Supervision and is responsible for occasional undergraduate instruction. The 2-3 teaching load will include courses such as Research Methods for Counselors, Appraisal, Ethics and Professional Development and other areas fitting the successful candidate’s interests and program needs. The successful candidate is expected to advise students and direct dissertations in Counselor Education and Supervision. In addition, successful candidates are expected to develop a strong research program incorporating grant funding in relevant areas of Counselor Education and Supervision.

Required are:
A doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision
License eligible in Montana
Evidence of excellence in teaching and supervision
Evidence of potential for successful scholarly activity

Candidates with the following qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply: Applicants with evidence of expertise in appraisal and assessment; expertise in research methods, especially quantitative; ethics and professional development; addictions and/or trauma counseling.

The Department of Counselor Education has 5 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, with an average of 40 graduate students in our school and clinical mental health masters tracks and six graduate students in the doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. The department has a strong identity in Counselor Education, with specific faculty interests in attachment, wellness, ethics, parenting, global interests, and relationship enhancement. The Department also houses an innovative masters degree in Global Youth Development that prepares graduates for Peace Corps or other similar international service.

The University of Montana is located in Missoula, Montana and is home to over 14,000 students. Missoula is a small city of approxmately 80,000 located in the Northern Rockies—a place that has something for everyone: outdoor adventure, incredible natural beauty, a lively arts scene, several farmers markets, civic engagement, a vast number of non-profit organizations and excellent restaurants. It was named first in an article entitled “50 Best Places to Live” for cities under 100,000. The University of Montana was recently ranked in the “top 20 best college towns with a population of less than 250,000” by the American Institute for Economic Research.

Review of applications will begin December 10 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Information about application for this faculty position is available at:

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